The Uttar Pradesh cabinet has approved the Solar Energy Policy, 2017, under which the state aims to achieve 10,700 MW of solar power capacity by 2022, which could help reduce 13.6 million tonnes of carbon dioxide.

The Industrial Investment & Employment Promotion Policy of Uttar Pradesh 2017 will strive to leverage the inherent strengths of the state while developing new ones and tackling its underlying weaknesses considering the economic dynamics at play at the Indian, Asian and the Global level.

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has adopted the draft Solar Power Policy 2017 to ensure advancement towards both economic and environmental objectives, including the state target of 8% solar renewable purchase obligation by 2022.

In exercise of the powers under sub-section (1) of section 15 of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation Act, 1957 (Act no. 67 of 1957), the Governor is pleased to make the following rules, with a view to amending the Uttar Pradesh Minor Minerals (Concession) Rules, 1963.

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of sections 9-B, 15 and 15A of the Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act, 1957 (Act no 67 of 1957), the Governor is pleased to make the following rules with a view to regulating the composition and functions of the District Mineral Foundation Trusts Established in Government no

A Bill to provide for establishment of a Pond Development, Protection and Conservation Authority. Due to rapid urbanization, industrialization and population explosion, water bodies like ponds and tanks are being converted into urban, industrial and agricultural land use.

The State of Uttar Pradesh is endowed with vast potential of solar and bio/biomass power and the Government is making efforts to tap these resources to improve the availability of power in the State by promoting renewable power projects.

The Government of Uttar Pradesh is equally committed to promote the deployment of rooftop solar photovoltaic plants.

Uttar Pradesh government launched a road safety policy, claiming to be the first such initiative in the country, which seeks to check occurrence of street accidents and resulting mortalities.